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The Musical Instrument Museum

The MIM’s new exhibit is a study of Chinese music

The Musical Instrument Museum By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Musical and philosophical harmony has always been important in China. The Musical Instrument Museum is bringing those together with Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients...
Superstition Mountain Museum

Superstition Mountain Museum

The Superstition Mountains that form the eastern border the Valley are full of fascinating history, including being the location of the fabled Lost Dutchman Mine. The Superstition Mountain Museum preserves and displays information and...
Arizona Museum of Natural History

Arizona Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs! Need we say more? OK, we will. The 80,000 square-foot Arizona Museum of Natural History offers visitors a trip to the Southwest's prehistoric — and more recent — past. You can explore 60,000 objects,...
Sheriff's Office at Pioneer Living History Museum

Pioneer Living History Museum

Over the decades, Phoenix and the surrounding cities have evolved quite substantially. At one time there were trees everywhere, for example. And before the railroad arrived in 1887, the buildings were almost all made from...
Rosson House at Heritage Square

Heritage Square at Heritage And Science Park

The oldest extant residential block in Phoenix, Heritage Square offers a gorgeous slice of Phoenix history. You can tour the Rosson House Museum, which inhabits the restored 1895 Rosson House, and get a taste...
idea Museum

i.d.e.a. Museum

Founded in 1978 as the The Center for Fine Arts and then continuing as the Arizona Museum for Youth until 2014, the i.d.e.a. Museum aims its high-quality exhibits squarely at kids. Originally, the museum focused...
Taliesin West

Taliesin West

You don't need to look very hard in the Valley to see the influence of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright. In fact, you can see several of his Arizona achievements here. If you made us pick...
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park

Fans of trains and American railroad history need to visit McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park and its many avenues for exploration. Take a ride on the Paradise & Pacific Railroad, a 5:12 scale narrow gauge railroad that...
Culter-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center

Built in 1921 and now a historic landmark, the Cutler-Plotkin Jewish Heritage Center hosts regular faith- and community-related activities and events. These include a regular series of film screenings, lectures and talks, a book...
Martin Auto Museum

Martin Auto Museum

The private collection of mechanic and auto-shop owner Mel Martin, this car museum offers dozens of lovingly maintained classics from more than 100 years of automotive history. See historical examples as varied as an...

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